News & Announcements

Assessing-to-Learn (A2L) Website Moved to UNC

The Assessing-to-Learn website ( has moved to a new server (, contact Ian Beat

UMass Statistics and Probability Seminar

Cliff Konold presented "Data Games" at the UMass Statistics and Probability Seminar series on Monday, March 12, 4pm at LGRT 1634.

Cyberlearning Research Summit, January 18, 2012

Cyberlearning Research Summit was held on January 18, 2012 at the National Geographic Society in Washington, D.C. The summit featured short, lively TED-style talks by 32 leaders in the field, including Cliff Konold's presentation, "Data Visualization: Learning to see the Invisible."

Flash Back of Data Games Week at Four Rivers

On December 19-22, 2011, we had an opportunity to run the Data Game week in 8th grade classrooms at Four Rivers Charter School.

Data Game Club at Amherst Middle School

The Data Game project team ran an after school club called "The Data Game Club" at Amherst Regional Middle School.

Data Game at Four Rivers

The Data Game project team headed to the Four Rivers Charter School this December to introduce Data Game activities to their students.

Three Game Programmers Joined the Data Game Project.

The Data Game Project team is now joined force with three new blood game programmers -- Tristan Warneke, Ryan McCann and Dylan Pyle.

TinkerPlots 2.0 Released

TinkerPlots 2.0 was released in April, 2011. TinkerPlots features the Sampler Engine where students can design and run probability simulations.

Konold to Lecture on Statistics Education in China

Cliff Konold, director of the Scientific Reasoning Research Institute, was invited by the mathematics department of East China Normal University in Shanghai to deliver a series of lectures

Ernst von Glasersfeld Has Died

We were sad to learn of the death yesterday, Nov. 12th, of our colleague Ernst von Glaserfeld.

DR-K12 PI Meeting, Nov 8-9, 2009

Cliff Konold attended the DR-K12 PI meeting in Washington D.C.

Data Games All-Staff Meeting, Oct 24-25, 2009

Craig Miller and Cliff Konold at KCPT in Emeryville, CA, for the first all-staff meeting of the new Data Games project.

New Zealand Mathematics Teachers Conference, Sept 28 - Oct 2, 2009

Cliff Konold delivered keynote address and leads 3 workshops on TinkerPlots at the 11th [New Zealand Mathematics Teachers Conference](http

Workshop on Data Analysis and Chance, Aug 17-21, 2009

Sandy Madden, assisted by Janine Manninen, taught the one week workshop, Teaching Data Analysis and Chance in Grades 5-8, at the UMass Amherst campus.

Data Games Project Began, Sept, 2009

Data Games, our collaborative proposal with KCP Technologies, has been funded by the National Science Foundation. This work will lead to the development of TinkerPlots 3.0.

StatSmart Meeting, Jul 20-21, 2009

Cliff Konold and Anthony Harradine conducted sessions on TinkerPlots at the 3rd summer meeting of the StatSmart project in Melbourne, Aus

SRTL-6, Jul 10-16, 2009

Cliff Konold and Anthony Harradine presented the paper “Contexts for Highlighting Signal and Noise” at SRTL-6 in Brisbane, Australia.